The Chile international's future is no clearer with less than four weeks to go until the new Premier League season starts on 11 August and the Gunners are putting provisions in place should they lose their prized asset.
But that may easier said than done after Bayern Munich pulled out of the race because of Sanchez's wage demands.
"It depends on them".
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"I know they're not going to win it but if you're in it you're going to be playing bigger games and at the moment you're taking away 20-dd goals and 10 or 11 assists, and he's a handful". The 28-year-old is now absent from the club's pre-season tour in Australia having played in the Confederations Cup but his future is expected to become clearer upon returning to training.
Although Wenger said that he has had a positive response from Sanchez, rumours are suggesting that everyday the player is one step closer to the end of his time with the Gunners.
"Of course [he will stay]", Wenger said.
His form for Celtic has attracted a lot of attention, such that he has been valued at around £30m however Celtic could want even more for the player, as he still has three years left on his current contract. "I have spoken through text and it was very positive". He played nearly every game last season and then the Confederations Cup.